Reply to post: Re: The root of the problem is being ignored

WannaCrypt outbreak contained as hunt for masterminds kicks in

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Re: The root of the problem is being ignored

Killing bitcoin would have no lasting effect; they'd just move on to another way of accepting payments (as some already have implemented)

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/decrypted-alpha-ransomware-accepts-itunes-gift-cards-as-payment/

There's no reason they couldn't request any other type of pre-paid card, either. Not even going to touch on the 'why' of bitcoin's existence, as you've pretty clearly closed up your mind to anything anyone could put forth.

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